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The Dark Poet

deep within my rotten soul
lies hatred and disease
i wander through lonely rooms
knife in hand
blood dripping from my lips

i slice off my skin and bones
words resonate in my wounds
through paths of disillusion i roam
dragging vowels by their weary hair

suicidal corpses trail in my wake
chaos created wherever i go
i plunge my blade in stupid ignorant faces
pray you dont test my rage

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  1. Date: 5/23/2014 6:57:00 PM freaking awesome...PD

  1. Date: 5/26/2010 12:29:00 AM
    Congratulations Daniel, on your success in the Dark Poet Contest sponsored by, SKAT a k a Irma, with this uniquely dark poem. Yucky...bloody..dark! You did it! You're in the winner's circle.

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 7:07:00 PM
    Congrats Daniel on your big win in Irma's contest with an amazing and awesome poem .. well earned victory ...with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 2:39:00 PM
    Daniel, I really LIKE THIS ONE a lot. Glad to see it in the top ten. Congratulations. Andrea

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 11:56:00 AM

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 11:19:00 AM
    congrats Daniel, on you win in the dark contest, good job,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 10:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Daniel in "The Dark Poet" contest sponsored by S K A T. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 10:35:00 AM
    Daniel, congratulations on your winning poem! I already commented below how I enjoyed reading it. Well done. Chris.

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 3:17:00 AM
    Irma is going to have her hands full selecting from these exceptional Dark Poet poems. The best to you in the contest Daniel. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 2:58:00 PM
    Creepy~! Enjoyed! GL in the contest!

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 2:41:00 PM
    This is the best one Ive read..the dark side of it. BG

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 1:24:00 PM
    I was wondering when you were going to finally enter this. Took you long enough lol. In your 2nd to last stanza, the imagery of 'dragging vowels be their weary hair,' is super unique. Best wishes in this fun contest. Chris.

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 1:16:00 PM
    well done, good luck in the contest,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 1:12:00 PM
    Scary...I hope a topic and not really you...Keep the creative pen flowing..Sara